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Articles and book extracts on Human Food and Nutrition, written by staff of ACS Distance Education.
Fridges are considered an essential item in homes today, and we take them for granted. They perform an important role in keeping food chilled and fresh. 15 November is designated as the World Clean Out Your Refrigerator day and serves as a good reminder that fridges should be kept in a clean and sanitary state. In the days before fridges, food might be kept in a pantry, on a cold block, or in an ice-house. There were, however, many other methods used to preserve food.

Growing Nuts?

By ACS Bookshop UK on September 28, 2018 in Food and Nutrition & Horticulture / Gardening | comments
Do you want to know more about nuts? Our eBook Growing and Knowing Nuts is a great source of information for gardeners, commercial growers, or food enthusiasts.

Is the World Cup getting you down? Do you find Wimbledon boring? Do you want to make better use of your time whilst everyone else is glued to the TV? We can help. 

Is there any connection between weight gain and taste buds?  Read about current research on mice which suggests a link between weight gains and their taste buds.
The global production of wine in 2015 was around 275 million hectolitres which worldwide was a steady decline over 5 years since 2010. Countries like China, Chile, Germany, South Africa, Spain and the United States have all seen steady rises in production since 2010.